Six Foreign Oil Workers Kidnapped Off Nigeria Are Free

LAGOS - Six foreigners kidnapped on February 17 by armed pirates from an oil service ship off Nigeria have been released unhurt without a ransom being paid, police told AFP on Tuesday.

"All the six foreign hostages (were) released Monday evening unhurt. No ransom was paid before their release," said the police commissioner in Bayelsa state, Kingsley Omire, referring to the Indian, Russian and Ukrainian hostages.

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